Test mode for email

Dave Lawrence dkl at redhat.com
Tue Oct 14 16:01:48 UTC 2003

I have the same problem when using a test database that has data
imported into it from out live database. When not dealing with mail type
testing, I just disable all sending of mail. But a special debug mode
would be useful if you really do want to see the types of mail getting
sent out.

On Mon, 2003-10-13 at 20:21, Joel Peshkin wrote:
> It seems that, whenever I try to test new changes on the database from 
> my live site, I have to do some hack to prevent sending spurious emails 
> or to ensure that the emails go to me instead.  This is especially 
> important when testing email notification changes.
> I cannot possibly be the only person with this problem.  Should we....
> a) Provide a param or config variable to force ALL mail to be sent to a 
> specific address (even though the To: in the message will point to the 
> actual user)
> b) Provide a mechanism to force all mail to be written to a file instead 
> of sent
> c) Continue to hack around the problem
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